Thursday, April 27, 2017

Quote #32 (Julie Andrews)

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” 
~ Julie Andrews

From PRINCESSJOULES - MTF Post Op Dilation 101

This is a great video that goes over post op dilation... Not to much I can add except my surgeon suggest I use mineral oil instead of lube as it will not build up inside. Seems to work great so that is what I use.

Also, make sure you keep your dilators clean. I use baby shampoo to wash them off.

Other than that I suggest yo just watch the video and add your thoughts in the comments :)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FTM Breast Binding

Breast binding is actually a fairly old practice where the person uses some type of material to flatten the breasts. Many trans men do this to achieve a more masculine body shape. I know there are a number of quality specialty chest binding garments designed to do just what we are talking about but some people may not be able to afford them. I have admittedly very little experience with breast binding... ok, no experience so I shall direct readers to a few very detailed guides I found elsewhere if they are interested in learning how to do this safely and effectively. One thing I will say is stay away from ace bandages and duct tape! These are not even close to being options!!!

Please feel free to offer your own advice in the comments.